Friday, September 26, 2014

"Fall" in Love with Birding All Over Again

Yesterday marked the return of Birding Tours to for the fall season. Held every Thursday from 8am to 9am through October 23, these tours are a great way to start off your day and prove that the early bird really does get the worm.

As always, the tours are led by the talented Gabriel Willow of NYC Audubon. Look out for Gabriel's upcoming guest posts on our blog. To read previous posts by Gabriel, click here.

We'll keep updating the blow list of sightings so you can see the diversity of species spotted in the park.

Gray catbirds, like the one pictured above, can be found during our Fall Birding Tours. 

Thursday, September 25
Rock Pigeon, Swainson's Thrush, Gray Catbird, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Common Yellowthroat, White-throated Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, House Sparrow

Thursday, October 2
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Gray-cheeked Thrush, Swainson's Thrush, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Ovenbird, Northern Waterthrush, Black-and-White Warbler, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow

Thursday, October 9
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon), Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Downy Woodpecker, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Wood Thrush, Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Ovenbird, Black-and-white, Common Yellowthroat, American Redstart, Blackpoll Warbler, Black-throated Blue Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow Passer

Thursday, October 16
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Blue Jay, Winter Wren, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Wood Thrush, Gray Catbird, American Redstart, Common Yellowthroat, Ovenbird, Song Sparrow, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow

Thursday, October 23
Gull sp., Rock Pigeon, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Winter Wren, Hermit Thrush, Gray Catbird, Ovenbird, Swamp Sparrow, White-throated Sparrow, House Sparrow

Thursdays, 8am - 9am
42nd Street and 6th Avenue 
September 25 - October 23

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